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2021 Ford Mustang EcoBoost Convertible RWD
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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Ford Mustang
EcoBoost Convertible RWD
MSRP
$32,705
Invoice
$31,397
Average Price Paid
$32,705
55 listings nationwide

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1988 Chevrolet Nova
Hatchback RWD
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EcoBoost Convertible RWD
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Hatchback RWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Ford Mustang
EcoBoost Convertible RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$40,042
6 listings nationwide

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1988 Chevrolet Nova
Hatchback RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$9,340

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2021 Ford Mustang
EcoBoost Convertible RWD
SG writes:
Handling Ranked 2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI worse.
"Great car handling is great and reliable. Very comfortable driving car in any situation "
1988 Chevrolet Nova
Hatchback RWD
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Specs

2021 Ford Mustang
EcoBoost Convertible RWD
1988 Chevrolet Nova
Hatchback RWD
Powertrain
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
RWD
RWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
20 MPG
19 MPG
20 MPG
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26 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
28 MPG
26 MPG
27 MPG
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33 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.5 gal --
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
330 hp @ 6,000 RPM
310 hp @ 5,500 RPM
330 hp @ 6,000 RPM
310 hp @ 5,500 RPM
74 hp @ 5,200 RPM
74 hp @ 5,200 RPM
Torque
350 lb-ft @ 3,000 RPM
350 lb-ft @ 3,000 RPM
350 lb-ft @ 3,000 RPM
350 lb-ft @ 3,000 RPM
86 lb-ft @ 2,800 RPM
86 lb-ft @ 2,800 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
9.5:1
9.5:1
9.5:1
9:1
9:1
Displacement
2,300 cc
2,300 cc
2,300 cc
2,300 cc
1,600 cc
1,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.45 in x 3.7 in
3.45 in x 3.7 in
3.45 in x 3.7 in
3.45 in x 3.7 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Standard --
Driver Airbag Standard --
Passenger Airbag Standard --
Front Side Airbags Standard --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard --
Power Door Locks Standard --
Passenger Power Seats -- Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 45.1 in 42 in
Back Legroom 29.2 in 31 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 11.4 cu ft --
Exterior
Length 188.5 in 166 in
Width 81.9 in 64 in
Height 54.9 in 52 in
Wheelbase 107.1 in 95.6 in

Available Options

2021 Ford Mustang
EcoBoost Convertible RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Antimatter Blue Metallic
  • Carbonized Gray Metallic
  • Grabber Yellow
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Race Red
  • Rapid Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Shadow Black
  • Twister Orange Tri-Coat
  • Velocity Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • 2.3L High Performance Package
  • Active Valve Performance Exhaust
  • Black Accent Package
  • Ford Safe & Smart Package
  • Wheel & Stripe Package
  • Equipment Group 101A
  • Transmission: 10-Speed Selectshift Automatic
  • Wheels: 19" X 8.5" Polished Aluminum
  • Wheels: 19" X 9" Luster Nickel-Painted Forged Alum
1988 Chevrolet Nova
Hatchback RWD

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